burger flipper

burger flipper

One who prepares hamburgers in a fast food restaurant, a job that is typically regarded as low-paying, monotonous, has few opportunities for advancement, and is below one's potential. I know you need cash, but I think you should focus your energy on finding a solid job rather than picking up a few bucks as a burger-flipper. A lot of people look down on a job as burger-flipper, but that's where I started, and I've worked my way up to regional manager.
See also: burger, flipper

burger-flipper

n. a lowly hamburger cook in a fast-food restaurant. (see also hole digger.) If you drop out of school now, you’ll end up being a burger-flipper for the rest of your life.
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A contemporary musical take on the tale of Rostand's Cyrano, with the hero playing Cupid for his beloved Roxanne with his burger shack's new burger flipper, Christian.
That delivery falls to the company's 176 employees who, through selective hiring and unrelenting training, are far removed from the stereotypical "burger flipper" so common in most fast-service burger restaurants.
In this week's Burger Bar To Gourmet Star (Channel 4, Tuesday), we saw him take on the challenge of turning burger flipper Aylin into someone who could pass herself off as a seasoned professional in a top restaurant in Austria.
On a febrile afternoon in the wild west, Bristol City left the County Ground with so many chips on their shoulders that fortune was mocking them like a burger flipper's rhetorical jargon.
bronze-winning hammer thrower Mark Dry told how he had to work as a burger flipper, nightclub bouncer and golf club greenkeeper to keep his dreams of success alive.
The one who brought "good news to the poor" and fed the multitudes wanted every farmer, picker, and burger flipper to get their "daily bread." For him a "happy meal" was one at which we broke bread together, where everyone had enough and no one had too much.
"There is no such thing as 'just a burger flipper.' These are ambassadors of our corporation."
In it, a rapping burger flipper transports a new employee through a broken television into a futuristic fast-food kitchen in order to school him on proper grilling technique.
"I was a burger flipper, master carpenter and rigger at the University Performing Arts Theatre, and worked all the way until I earned my engineering degree at MTU."
You've scored a summer gig as babysitter/camp counselor/ burger flipper. But, wait.
None of that "I ain't gonna be no burger flipper" mentality back then!
For example, a worker could not likely provide contracted services as a burger flipper ("Burger Flippers "R" Us?); rather that worker would likely be integrated into a restaurant to provide a service as an employee.